Brookside

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    1982 - The First Ever Episode

    In the first ever episode of the groundbreaking soap, Paul Collins and his family move into the Close and immediately have a confrontation with the Grant family. Welcome to Brookside...

    This episode is subtitled24 mins
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    1986 - Classic Episode

    A dishevelled Matty confronts Sheila and Alun in the pub. Sheila denies any involvement with Alun, leaving him stunned and upset. That evening an unknown figure follows shocked, crying Sheila home...

    Domestic violence and sexual violenceThis episode is subtitled24 mins
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    1986 - Second Classic Episode

    Sheila lies by the road after being attacked, as a frantic Bobby and Karen search for her. Meanwhile, Pat hasn't come home after his fight with Sandra, and the police begin to show an interest in him.

    Sexually violent themesThis episode is subtitled24 mins
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    1986 - Third Classic Episode

    Sheila is tortured the fact she has no idea who her attacker was. Meanwhile, Sandra washes her hands of Pat - who is being questioned by the police...

    Sexually violent themesThis episode is subtitled24 mins
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    1991 - Classic Episode

    What has happened to Sue and Daniel Sullivan? A full police investigation is underway and, as the house-to-house enquiries begin, it's clear that the Close will never be the same again...

    This episode is subtitled24 mins
  • 1991 - Second Classic Episode

    Terry is pulled in for questioning by the police, but have they got the right man? And the police have more devastating news for Terry about a secret Sue was hiding...

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    1994 - Classic Episode

    The first pre-watershed lesbian kiss between Anna Friel's Beth Jordache and Margaret Clemence, played by Nicola Stephenson

    This episode is subtitled24 mins
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    1995 - Classic Episode

    The Close is a scene of intense activity as the police step up their investigation. Mandy and Beth have a difficult decision to make - should they tell Rachel the truth?

    This episode is subtitled24 mins
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    2003 - The Last Ever Episode

    Barry Grant and Lindsey Corkhill return to the Close, Barry asking Jimmy for Lindsey's hand in marriage

    Strong language and violence some may find distressing80 mins
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